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Georgia Southern vs. Kennesaw State final score: Eagles smoke Owls, 62-46

The Georgia Southern Eagles beat the Kennesaw State Owls, 62-46, Wednesday night.

Mike Zarrilli

The Georgia Southern Eagles used a big second half to beat the Kennesaw State Owls, 62-46, on Wednesday night.

Georgia Southern started slow, falling behind 17-9 in the first half before righting the ship and getting back to 25-24 at halftime. The Eagles blew the game open in the second half, outscoring the Owls 38-21 en route to the easy victory. Georgia Southern shot 47.8 percent from the field and hit eight threes.

Cleon Roberts led Georgia Southern with 12 points on 5-of-9 shooting, while Eric Ferguson had 11 points and seven rebounds. Cameron Baskerville came off the bench to score eight points for the Eagles.

Markeith Cummings was the only Owl to score in double figures, putting up 22 points on 8-of-12 shooting. Kennesaw State shot just 37.5 percent and 25.0 percent from three-point land.

With the win, Georgia Southern moved to 2-2 on the season. Kennesaw State fell to 1-5.

Photographs by coka_koehler used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.